The rankings are out and Atlanta remains one of the top cities Fortune 500 companies call home.
In all, 10 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in Atlanta. There are 13 in the metro area, two more are within a two-hour drive while an additional 15 are within approximately four to four-and-a-half hours of the city by car (map).
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Companies in the Atlanta metro area include:
- The Home Depot (35)
- UPS (52)
- The Coca-Cola Company (59)
- Delta Air Lines (83)
- The Southern Company (152)
- Genuine Parts (214)
- First Data (243)
- SunTrust Banks (271)
- AGCO (292)
- Coca-Cola Enterprises (324)
- Newell Rubbermaid (414)
- NCR (447)
- Rock-Tenn (449)
Aflac (Columbus, No. 128) and Mohawk Industries (Calhoun, No. 432) were also on the list.
Goizueta has relationships with many local Fortune 500 companies. In the past, CEOs from Newell Rubbermaid and SunTrust Banks have participated in the Dean’s Leadership Speaker Series. Coca-Cola Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent has also spoken on campus.
This year, Mohawk Industries participated in the Goizueta Marketing Strategy Consultancy (GMSC). Two other Fortune 500 companies — Wellpoint and GE — are also participating. The program has also worked with Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, NCR, Newell Rubbermaid, Southern Co., SunTrust and UPS.
Delta Air Lines is also a founding partner of the Emory Marketing Analytics Initiative (EmoryMAC).